Artificial stone countertops are countertops made of artificial stone. Artificial stone (also known as “artificial marble”) is a new type of composite material. It is mixed with unsaturated polyester resin and fillers and pigments. A small amount of initiator is added. The processing procedure is made. In the manufacturing process, different color materials can be used to make products with bright colors and luster like jade, which resembles natural marble. Because of its non-toxic, non-radioactive, flame-retardant, non-sticky oil, non-bleeding, antibacterial and mildew-proof, abrasion resistance, impact resistance, easy maintenance, seamless splicing, and arbitrary shapes, it is gradually becoming the market for decoration materials New favorite.
The maintenance of stone includes different types of stone, not only natural stone but marble. Granite needs maintenance, and the same artificial stone also needs certain maintenance work. Although these tasks are similar to each other, there are still differences between them, and we still need to pay attention to them.
Maintenance tips for artificial stone countertops:
1. Most stains do not pose a threat to artificial stone
Artificial stone is a solid, pore-free dense stone material, which has the characteristics of resisting various stains. Food, edible oil, soy sauce, vinegar, alcohol, iodine, lemon oil, lipstick, shoe polish, ink, etc. Stone does not pose a threat, its durability is very good, easy to maintain without waxing and cost-saving characteristics make it widely used in homes and commercial spaces.
2. Daily cleaning
Water stains or a small number of stains can be removed immediately by scrubbing with a damp cloth and adding a small amount of household detergent or soapy water. If it is severely stained or cut, wipe it with household decontamination powder and tea gourd cloth to maintain its surface gloss.
3. Strong stains, cigarette butts burns, or a few cuts
Use sandpaper and water to remove stains or cuts, and polish with glazing wax. For more serious damage, please contact the artificial stone processing factory, they have the skills and equipment to repair the scars.
4. Renewing one’s heart
As the artificial stone is a solid material, the surface and the inside are the same. After several years, the way to keep the artificial stone looking new is to polish the surface again, and it will immediately restore its original appearance.